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Ebook vs. Paper

There was a column in our morning paper today by David Brooks, who writes for the New York Times,  It was about how the Internet affects our attention spans.  Research has shown “that the online life nurtures fluid intelligence and offline life is better at nurturing crystallizing intelligence.  Fluid intelligence is a set of skills that exist in the moment . . . that perceive situations and navigate to solutions . . . independent of long experience.” Continue reading